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Tyrex®-2 - Unflavored

Tyrex®-2

Amino Acid-Modified Medical Food

Nutrition support of children and adults with tyrosinemia types I, II, and III. Phenylalanine- and tyrosine-free. Use under medical supervision.


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AVAILABILITY

LIST NUMBER
ITEM
51126
Tyrex-2 Powder / 14.1-oz (400-g) can / 6 ct

FEATURES

  • Phenylalanine- and tyrosine-free to allow greater intake of intact protein.
  • L-carnitine (40 mg/100 g) and taurine (50 mg/100 g) to supply amounts normally found in foods of animal origin.
  • Approximately 30% of energy as fat to help supply essential fatty acids.
  • Nutrient profile specifically designed for children and adults.
  • When fed according to the Abbott Nutrition Support Protocols, provides adequate amounts of all nutrients.
  • Lactose-free.
  • Gluten-free.
  • Halal.
  • This medical food should not be heated or used in cooking.

PRECAUTIONS

  • Give only to children and adults with proven tyrosinemia types I, II, or III who are under medical supervision. Must be supplemented with protein and fluid in prescribed amounts to completely meet phenylalanine, tyrosine and water requirements.
  • Not for infants under 1 year of age.
  • Do not heat or use in cooking.
  • Not intended as a sole source of nutrition.
  • Not for IV use.

PREPARATION

  • Directions for Preparation and Use: Use Only As Directed by a Physician

    Depending on specific needs of each individual, preparation will vary as prescribed by physician. Follow physician's instructions carefully.
    • Wash your hands, surfaces and utensils.
    • Pour prescribed amount of water into a clean container.
    • Add prescribed amount of Tyrex-2 powder (and other ingredients if recommended).
    • Shake well for 10-15 seconds; if using a blender, mix no more than 5 seconds.
    • Pour mixture into clean feeding cup or container; cap.
    • Serve chilled. Once feeding begins, use within 1 hour or discard.

    Helpful Hints
    • Add sweetened drink crystals to enhance flavor.
    • Add chocolate or strawberry syrup.
    • Mix Tyrex-2 with fruit to make a smoothie
    • Freeze flavored mixture into slushies.

  • Approximate Weights for Unpacked, Level U.S. Standard Dry Household Measures for Powder*

    Household Measure (US)Weight (g)
    1 Tbsp8
    1/4 Cup30
    1/3 Cup40
    1/2 Cup60
    1 Cup120

    * For most accurate results, Tyrex-2 should be weighed on a scale that reads in grams.

Storage & Handling

  • Powder
    • Once mixed, store container in refrigerator and use within 24 hours
    • Store unopened or opened can at room temperature; avoid extreme temperatures.
    • Use opened can contents within 1 month.


NUTRITION

Unflavored Powder

  • Tyrex-2 Powder / 14.1-oz (400-g) can / 6 ct

Serving size: 100 g powder

  • Amount per Serving
  • % DV
  • % RDI
  • Nutrient Data
  • Protein Equivalent, g
  • 30.0
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  • Fat, g
  • 14.0
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  • Carbohydrate, g
  • 35.0
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  • Linoleic Acid, mg
  • 2200
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  • Linolenic Acid, mg
  • 225
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  • L-Carnitine, mg
  • 40
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  • Calories
  • 410
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  • Vitamins
  • Vitamin A, IU
  • 2200
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  • Vitamin A, mcg RE
  • 660
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  • Vitamin D, IU
  • 300
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  • Vitamin D, mcg
  • 7.5
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  • Vitamin E, IU
  • 18
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  • Vitamin E, mg alpha-TE
  • 12.1
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  • Vitamin K, mcg
  • 60
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  • Thiamin (Vitamin B1), mg
  • 3.3
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  • Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), mg
  • 1.8
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  • Vitamin B6, mg
  • 1.3
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  • Vitamin B12, mcg
  • 5.0
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  • Niacin, mg
  • 16
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  • Niacin, mg NE
  • 21.7
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  • Folic Acid (Folacin), mcg
  • 450
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  • Pantothenic Acid, mg
  • 8.0
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  • Biotin, mcg
  • 100
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  • Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid), mg
  • 60
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  • Choline, mg
  • 100
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  • Inositol, mg
  • 70
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  • Minerals
  • Calcium, mg
  • 880
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  • Phosphorus, mg
  • 760
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  • Magnesium, mg
  • 225
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  • Iron, mg
  • 13
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  • Zinc, mg
  • 13
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  • Manganese, mg
  • 0.8
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  • Copper, mg
  • 1.0
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  • Iodine, mcg
  • 100
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  • Selenium, mcg
  • 35
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  • Chromium, mcg
  • 27
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  • Molybdenum, mcg
  • 30
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  • Sodium, mg
  • 880
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  • Sodium, mEq
  • 38.3
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  • Potassium, mg
  • 1370
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  • Potassium, mEq
  • 35.0
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  • Chloride, mg
  • 940
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  • Chloride, mEq
  • 26.5
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INGREDIENTS

Unflavored Powder

  • Tyrex-2 Powder / 14.1-oz (400-g) can / 6 ct

Corn Syrup Solids, High Oleic Safflower Oil, Coconut Oil, Sodium Citrate, Soy Oil, L-Leucine, L-Proline, L-Lysine Acetate, L-Arginine, L-Glutamine, Calcium Phosphate, L-Valine, L-Isoleucine, L-Alanine, Glycine, Magnesium Phosphate, Potassium Chloride. Less than 2% of the Following: L-Asparagine, L-Serine, L-Threonine, Silicon Dioxide, DATEM, L-Histidine, Potassium Citrate, Potassium Phosphate, L-Methionine, L-Glutamic Acid, L-Cystine Dihydrochloride, L-Tryptophan, L-Aspartic Acid, Calcium Carbonate, Ascorbic Acid, Taurine, Choline Chloride, m-Inositol, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Sulfate, L-Carnitine, Niacinamide, dl-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate, Calcium Pantothenate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Mixed Tocopherols, Cupric Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Thiamine Chloride Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Vitamin A Palmitate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Chromium Chloride, Potassium Iodide, Beta-Carotene, Biotin, Sodium Selenate, Phylloquinone, Sodium Molybdate, Vitamin D3, and Cyanocobalamin.

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